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- Self-efficacy for physical function, pain management, and controlling other arthritic symptoms.
How certain are you that you can get out of an armless chair quickly, without using your hands for support?
How certain are you that can make a large reduction in your arthritis pain by using methods other than taking extra medication?
How certain are you that you can control your fatigue?
- Lorig, K., R. Chastain, and E. Ung. (1989), "Development and evaluation of a scale to measure perceived self efficacy in people with arthritis", Arthritis and Rheumatism, 32, 37-44. [Endnote]